Christopher Baxter, 32, of Brattleboro, VT
Jenel Poulin, 35, of Randolph, VT
Michael Wheatley, 53, of Randolph, VT
On 11/20/21 Brattleboro Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Western Ave. for a motor vehicle violation.
The operator, Jenel Poulin, was found to have a VT Warrant. Poulin was subsequently placed under arrest for the warrant.
The other two passengers were identified as Christopher Baxter and Michael Wheatley. Baxter was placed under arrest for Contempt of Court and Possession. This was referenced in a previous press release pertaining to incident 21BB08021.
Probable cause was developed, and the vehicle was seized, and a search warrant applied for. A search warrant was granted, and Police located approximately 50 bags of suspected Fentanyl, a misdemeanor amount of crack cocaine, and Schedule 2 pills within the vehicle.
Additional possession charges were added on to Baxter’s original arrest for 21BB08021. Wheatley was charged with Possession of Fentanyl, Crack Cocaine, and a Stimulant.
A request for a warrant for Poulin’s arrest has been submitted to the court for Possession of Fentanyl, Crack Cocaine, and a stimulant.
Wheatley will appear at Windham County Superior Court on 12/28/21 to answer his charges.
Anyone arrested or cited by the Brattleboro police department is presumed innocent until convicted of a crime in court.